Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Blog Award

Thank you so much Jackie for giving me this lovely award..very appreciated ! There are a few rules that l need to follow...so, here they are........ 1. You must accept it, write a post about it and display it. 2. Pass it to 3 - 5 fab blogs and tell them that they have been given the Love Blog Award. 3. Link back to the person who passed it to you. The aim of this award is to showcase great but not well known blogs, so don't tag anyone with 3,000 + followers....Here are my 5 , Michelle ,Karen ,Louise , Tracy, Nikki...Hugs susan x

Bah! Humbug ! Challenge

Afternoon everyone, Well thats exactly how l felt this week, when l heard we had to use a CD /DVD over at Bah!Humbug!..l was thinking of missing this week, but came up with an idea..l have used a CD and used some 'Bubble Paint' and heated it up.l sprinkled over some glitter to add a more of an icy look to it..The topper was sent to me and everything else was from my stash.. Hugs Susan xxx

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Angel of Peace !

Hi everyone, Hope everyone is having a nice weekend...l have been doing quite a bit of colouring this week, and decided to use this beautiful Angel of Peace digi by Mo Manning ( please see sidebar for details of Mo's shop )l have coloured her with watercolour pencils and tried to create an irredescent look .l used chalk to shade the background.Green and blue glitter card, also mirri card were all used for the matting.Pearls and ribbon are from my stash,and flowers are from WOC... l am entering this card into the following challenges..Mo's Digital Challenge , the theme this week is a 'Sketch'...Over at Crafts and Me , the theme is ' Things with Wings ' ...At Creative Card World, They want to see 'A Square Card'...Cute Card Thursday, The theme over there is 'Shiny Happy Cards' Sending everyone a big hug ! Susan x

Monday, February 14, 2011

Blue and Green should never be seen ?.. No Way !

Hi everyone... Hope everyone had a lovely Valentines Day ! Last week over Mo's challenge blog l was a' winner ' !! l was delighted when l checked back and saw that my number had been picked out..My Prize ? well, here she is...Its 'Bunches' and if you have fallen in love with her, like l did, then take a look at my sidebar for details of Mo's stamp store...l so enjoyed colouring this image and making this card !... l used blue and green glittered card, silver mirri card,blue pearls snd silver balls & Ribbon all from my stash. EK success flower punch and a small heart punch. l coloured the image with watercolour pencils (Milan) and chalks..l am entering this card into the following challenges...MO's Digital Challenge , the theme is 'Valentine/Love non tradition colours ' ..The Crafty Pad ,this week they have 'Hearts' as their theme...Over at One Stop Craft Challenge , The theme this week is 'Love is in the air '..SSDS also have 'Love is in the air ' as the theme this week ....Delightful challenges wants you to get ' Punchy '... This is my second entry for the challenge over at Stamps R Us ,the theme still running is Valentine/Love.. Hugs Susan x

Happy Valentines & Merry Christmas !

Well it is over at Bah!Humbug! the theme this week is 'Doilies', so here is my entry for this week..the image is a Mo Manning Design See my sidebar for store info. l have coloured the image using watercolour pencils and chalks..l have used a fiskars sparkle pen in silver for the hat details.. everything else is from my stash.. Hope everyone is having a lovely day ! Hugs Susan XXX

Friday, February 11, 2011

Lots of flowers Please ! No Chocolates..hehe

Hi everyone, l love flowers, whether it be a beautiful bouquet or, in lovely pots on the patio, or even growing in masses in the garden...l just love 'em !..So when l saw this image by Hope Jacare, available at Stitchy's Stamp Storel just had to have it !..l coloured this image using watercolour pencils and chalks.DP's are from Rose Garden pad . Buttons, hearts ribbon, pearls, & silver mirri card are from my stash.. l am entering this card into the following challenges..OSAAT, Do it with a Digi...Cute Card Thursday, Hearts & Flowers...My Time To Craft,Hearts & Flowers...Stamps R US, Valentines /Love...C.R.A.F.T, Valentines....Crafty Catz, Valentines/Love ...Wishing you all a lovely Valentines weekend...Hugs Susan xxx

Monday, February 7, 2011

Hi to all

Good morning everyone, Hope you all enjoyed the SuperBowl Game Yesterday..l managed to see some of it, but due to the time difference,sleep took over hehe....Well, onto business, l have used for this card , one of my older Sugar Nellie stamps 'Santa's Letter '.l have coloured the image using coloured pencils and chalks.l have placed the image behind acetate. l have added tarten ribbon and some cute little buttons.The sentiment is recycled. l am entering this into the following challenges..Bah!Humbug! , the theme this week is 'Buttons and bows '..Over at Crafty Catz , they want to see 'Tarten or Plaid '..Wishing you all a lovely start to the week ! Hugs Susan xxx

Super Bowl ...

Hi all, Its just past midnight here in Spain ! Sky TV are covering the big ' Game ' live over in the States..l doubt whether l will be able to see it through as its supposedly going to be on till around 5am....l must say the build up is all very exciting ! l do actually understand the game, which might surprise a few hehe..l saw a game while over in California, and alot of US marines, kindly explained the 'Rules'.. Anyway, l know there are millions of you out there glued to the TV , so l want to wish you all a great time..and May the best team win ! Hugs susan xxx

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Hi all

Good morning everyone, What a beautiful morning it is here ! Clear blue skies, sunny and warm ! Amanda and l will be off a bit later on for our ' Saturday Morning Tradition ' . l look forward to sharing these special moments..coffee , roast beef baguettes and girly chats..priceless ! l am very luck that my 17 year old still enjoys spending time with me..She has even bought me a ticket, to go with her, and my 16 year old niece, to Justin Beibers' concert in barcelona in April ! They reckon ' l'm Down ' whatever that means LOL.. l have been sorting through my stamps this week.Its amazing how many stamps we have and never get around to using them all. l have decided that l am going to organise them into categories and store them properly.Hopefully, they will stay that way..but l can't promise LOL.. For my card today,l have used a Mo Manning image and coloured it with pencils and chalks.l have used my cuttlebug and embosssed on mirri card. DP's,buttons, coloured pearls, lace,ribbon and sentiment are all from my stash. Yes ! l am trying to be very good and use as much 'stash' as l possibly can, before ordering more ! Should l be wearing a 'Halo' ? nah ! LOL.... l am entering this card in the following challenges...Over at Mo's challenge ,the theme is love,buttons,bows and lace'...Cute Card Thursday have the theme of 'Banish the Blues'.Over at Creative Card Crew, their theme this week is 'Pink and Purple'...Allsorts , theme is 'It must be Love, love, love ' Also, over at Try it on Tuesday, their theme is 'Feel the Lurvveee'...Stamps R Us Their theme is 'Animals . At Craft Us Crazy , the theme of the challenge is ' Anything Goes ' ...'Dry Embossing' is the theme over at Southern Girls Challenge... Thanks for stopping by !Wishing you all a lovely day ..Hugs Susan X

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Hi all

Hi Everyone, What a cold,windy, grey morning it is here today! Unfortunately,l have to pop into town this morning as l have a few errands to run.l would much prefer to stay at home, but needs must hehe.. l got a bit behind this week, although l have started a few projects. l just need some good light ,to take the pics.However, l have managed to make my card for Bah!Humbug! , the theme this week is ' An oldie but a goldie ' My card is 6x6 blank, and everything else is from my stash and the sentiment is from Kanban.l have used my coloured pencils and some cosmic glitter. have a nice day everyone ...Hugs Susan xxx